1. P. Dalle Feste, M. Crisci, F. Barbon, F. Tajoli, M. Salerno, F. Drago, M. Prato, S. Gross, T. Gatti, and F. Lamberti
    Work Function Tuning in Hydrothermally Synthesized Vanadium-Doped MoO3 and Co3O4 Mesostructures for Energy Conversion Devices
    Applied Sciences 2021, 11, 2016
  2. G. Salviulo, M. C. Lavagnolo, M. Dabalà, E. Bernardo, A. Polimeno, M. Sambi, F. Bonollo and S. Gross
    Enabling circular economy: the overlooked role of inorganic materials chemistry
    In press in Chemistry-A European Journal, Invited essay, 2021
  3. N. Minafra, K. Hogrefe, F. Barbon, B. Helm, C. Li, H. M. R. Wilkening, and W. G. Zeier
    Two-Dimensional Substitution: Toward a Better Understanding of the Structure–Transport Correlations in the Li-Superionic Thio-LISICONs
    Chemistry of Materials, 2021, 33, 727-740
  4. M. Kim, A. Alfano, G. Perotto, M. Serri, N. Dengo, A. Mezzetti, S. Gross, M. Prato, M. Salerno, A. Rizzo, R. Sorrentino, E. Cescon, G. Meneghesso, F. Di Fonzo, A. Petrozza, T. Gatti and F. Lamberti
    Moisture resistance in perovskite solar cells attributed to a water-splitting layer
    Communications Materials, 2021, 2, 6


  5. C. Di Berardino, P. Bélteky, F. Schmitz, F. Lamberti, E. Menna, A. Kukovecz and T. Gatti
    Controlled Size Reduction of Liquid Exfoliated Graphene Micro-Sheets via Tip Sonication
    Crystals, 2020, 10, 11, 1049
  6. S. Brunato, F. Mastrotto, F. Bellato, M. Garofalo, T. Goeddenhenrich, G. Mantovani, C. Alexander, S. Gross, S. Salmaso and P. Caliceti
    Thermosensitive “smart” surfaces for biorecognition based cell adhesion and controlled detachment
    Macromolecular Bioscience, 2020, 2000277
  7. L. Pezzato, M. Dabalà, S. Gross and K. Brunelli
    Effect of microstructure and porosity of AlSi10Mg alloy produced by selective laser melting on the corrosion properties of plasma electrolytic oxidation coatings
    Surface and Coatings Technology, 2020, 404, 126477
  8. F. Tajoli, N. Dengo, M. Mognato, P. Dolcet, G. Lucchini, A. Faresin, J.-D. Grunwaldt, X. Huang, D. Badocco, M. Maggini, C. Kubel, A. Speghini, T. Carofiglio, and S.Gross
    Microfluidic Crystallization of Surfactant-Free Doped Zinc Sulfide Nanoparticles for Optical Bioimaging Applications
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2020, 12, 39, 44074–44087
  9. N. Dengo, A. Faresin, T. Carofiglio, M. Maggini, L. Wu, J. P. Hofmann, E. J. M. Hensen, P. Dolcet and S.Gross
    Ligand-free ZnS nanoparticles: as easy and green as it gets
    Chemical Communications, 2020, 56, 8707-8710
  10. S. Diodati, R. Walton, S. Mascotto and S. Gross
    Low-temperature wet chemistry synthetic approaches towards ferrites
    Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers, 2020, 7, 3282-3314
  11. J. Munaro, P. Dolcet, S. Nappini, E. Magnano, N. Dengo, G. Lucchini, A. Speghini and S. Gross
    The role of the synthetic pathways on properties of Ag2S nanoparticles for photothermal applications
    Applied Surface Science, 2020, 514, 145856
  12. N. Dengo, A. Vittadini, M.M. Natile, S. Gross
    In-Depth Study of ZnS Nanoparticle Surface Properties with a Combined Experimental and Theoretical Approach
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2020, 124, 14, 7777-7789
  13. I. Bretos, S. Diodati, R. Jimenez, F. Tajoli, J. Ricote, G. Bragaggia, M. Franca, M. L. Calzada and S. Gross
    Low-temperature solution crystallization of nanostructured oxides and thin films
    Chemistry-A European Journal, 2020, 26, 42, 9157-9179
  14. A. Maffei, N. Michieli, P. Brun, A. Zamuner, A. Zaggia, M. Roso, B. Kalinic, E. Verga Falzacappa, P. Scopece, S. Gross, M. Dettin and A. Patelli
    An atmospheric pressure plasma jet to tune the bioactive peptide coupling to polycaprolactone electrospun layers
    Applied Surface Science, 2020, 507, 144713
  15. 2019

  16. M. Niedermaier, T. Schwab, P. Dolcet, J. Bernardi, S. Gross, M. Bockstedte and O. Diwald
    Cobalt and Iron Ions in MgO Nanocrystals: Should They Stay or Should They Go
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2019, 123, 25991-26004
  17. N. Jannsen, S. Diodati, N. Dengo, F. Tajoli, N. Vicentini, G. Lucchini, A. Speghini, D. Badocco, P. Pastore and S. Gross
    Exploring the Phase-Selective, Green, Hydrothermal Synthesis of Upconverting Doped Sodium Yttrium Fluoride: Effects of Temperature, Time, and Precursors
    Chemistry-A European Journal, 2019, 25, 13624-13634
  18. P. Ghensi, E. Bettio, D. Maniglio, E. Bonomi, F. Piccoli, S. Gross, P. Caciagli, N. Segata, G. Nollo and F. Tessarolo
    Dental Implants with Anti-Biofilm Properties: A Pilot Study for Developing a New Sericin-Based Coating
    Materials, 2019, 12, 2429
  19. P. Dolcet, K. Kirchberg, A. Antonello, C. Suchomski, R. Marschall, S. Diodati, R. Munoz-Espi, K. Landfester and S. Gross
    Exploring wet chemistry approaches to ZnFe2O4 spinel ferrite nanoparticles with different inversion degrees: a comparative study
    Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers, 2019, 6, 1527-1534
  20. S. Diodati, J. Hennemann, F. Fresno, S. Gialanella, P. Dolcet, U. L. Stangar, B. M. Smarsly and S. Gross
    Easy and Green Route towards Nanostructured ZnO as an Active Sensing Material with Unexpected H2S Dosimeter-Type Behaviour
    European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2019, 6, 837-846
  21. M. Bastianello, S. Gross and M. T. Elm
    Thermal stability, electrochemical and structural characterization of hydrothermally synthesised cobalt ferrite (CoFe2O4)
    Rsc Advances, 2019, 9, 33282-33289
  22. M. Bastianello, S. Diodati, N. Dengo, L. McCafferty, C. Footer, D. Badocco, P. Pastore, J. Darr and S. Gross
    Quaternary ferrites by batch and continuous flow hydrothermal synthesis: a comparison
    CrystEngComm, 2019, 21, 6801-6809
  23. 2018

  24. N. Dengo, A.F. De Fazio, M. Weiss, R. Marschall, P. Dolcet, M. Fanetti and S. Gross
    Thermal Evolution of ZnS Nanostructures: Effect of Oxidation Phenomena on Structural Features and Photocatalytical Performances
    Inorganic Chemistry, 2018, 57, 13104-13114
  25. A.F. De Fazio, G. Morgese, M. Mognato, C. Piotto, D. Pedron, G. Ischia, V. Causin, J.G.Rosenboom, E.M. Benetti and S. Gross
    Robust and Biocompatible Functionalization of ZnS Nanoparticles by Catechol-Bearing Poly(2-methyl-2-oxazoline)s
    Langmuir, 2018, 34, 11534-11543
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b02287
  26. D. Badocco, D. Cester, D. Filippi, C.L. Fontana, S. Gross, M. Lunardon, G. Mistura, S. Moretto, P. Pastore, M. Pierno, F. Romanini, and L. Stevanato
    Realization and characterization of a protective coating for plastic scintillators used as sensors of radioactive contaminants in water
    Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A, 2018, 906, 50-55
    DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2018.07.083
  27. A. Antonello, C. Benedetti, F. Perez-Pla, M. Kokkinopoulou, K. Kirchhoff, V. Fischer, K. Landfester, S. Gross and R. Muñoz-Espí
    Colloidally Confined Crystallization of Highly Efficient Ammonium Phosphomolybdate Catalysts
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2018, 10, 23174-23186
    DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b01617
  28. P. Dolcet, S. Diodati, F. Zorzi, P. Voepel, C. Seitz, B. Smarsly, S. Mascotto, F. Nestola and S. Gross
    Very fast crystallisation of MFe2O4 spinel ferrites (M=Co, Mn, Ni, Zn) under low temperature hydrothermal conditions: a time-resolved structural investigation
    Green Chemistry, 2018, 20, 2257-2268
    DOI: 10.1039/C8GC00086G
  29. M. Pilarski, R. Marschall, S. Gross and M. Wark
    Layered cesium copper titanate for photocatalytic hydrogen production
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2018, 227, 348-355
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2018.01.039
  30. 2017

  31. S. Urban, I. Djerdj, P. Dolcet, L. Chen, M. Möller, O. Khalid, H. Camuka, R. Ellinghaus, C. Li, S. Gross, P. J. Klar, B. Smarsly and Herbert Over
    In-situ Study of the Oxygen-Induced Transformation of Pyrochlore Ce2Zr2O7+x to the κ-Ce2Zr2O8 Phase
    Chemistry of Materials, 2017, 29, 9218-9226
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b03091
  32. M. Niedermaier, P. Dolcet, A. Gheisi, G. Tippelt, W. Lottermoser, S. Gross, J. Bernardi and O. Diwald
    Stability and Local Environment of Iron in Vapor Phase Grown MgO Nanocrystals
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2017, 121, 24292-24301
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b07089
  33. C. Benedetti, P. Flouda, A. Antonello, C. Rosenauer, F. F. Pérez-Pla, K. Landfester, S. Gross and R. Muñoz-Espí
    Zirconium oxocluster/polymer hybrid nanoparticles prepared by photoactivated miniemulsion copolymerization
    Nanotechnology, 2017, 28, 365603
    DOI: 10.1088/1361-6528/aa7b6d
  34. P. Lanzafame, S. Perathoner, G. Centi, S. Gross and E. J. M. Hensen
    Grand challenges for catalysis in the Science and Technology Roadmap on Catalysis for Europe: Moving ahead catalysis for a sustainable future
    Catalysis Science & Technology, 2017, 7, 5182-5194
    DOI: 10.1039/C7CY01067B
  35. P. Cerchier, L. Pezzato, K. Brunelli, P. Dolcet, A. Bartolozzi, R. Bertani and M. Dabalà
    Antibacterial effect of PEO coating with silver on AA7075
    Materials Science and Engineering C, 2017, 75, 554-564
    DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2017.02.084
  36. A. Serafini, L. Lutterotti, S. Gross and S. Gialanella
    Characterization of nanograined powder samples using the Rietveld method applied to electron diffraction ring patterns
    Powder Diffraction, 2017, 32, S63-S68
    DOI: 10.1017/S0885715617000343
  37. L. Pezzato, K. Brunelli, R. Babbolin, P. Dolcet and M. Dabalà
    Sealing of PEO Coated AZ91 Magnesium Alloy Using La-Based Solutions
    International Journal of Corrosion, 2017, 5305218
    DOI: 10.1155/2017/5305218
  38. S. Gross, A. Vittadini and N. Dengo
    Functionalisation of Colloidal Transition Metal Sulphides Nanocrystals: A Fascinating and Challenging Playground for the Chemist
    Crystals, 2017, 7, 110
    DOI: 10.3390/cryst7040110
  39. C. Suchomski, D. J. Weber, P. Dolcet, A. Hofmann, P. Voepel, J. Yue, M. Einert, M. Möller, S. Werner, S. Gross, I. Djerdj, T. Brezesinski and B. Smarsly
    Sustainable and Surfactant-Free High-Throughput Synthesis of Highly Dispersible Zirconia Nanocrystals
    Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5, 16296-16306
    DOI: 10.1039/C7TA02316B
  40. G. Morgese, P. Dolcet, A. Feis, C. Gellini, S. Gialanella, A. Speghini, D. Badocco, P. Pastore, M. Casarin and S. Gross
    Room temperature crystallization of CuS nanostructures for photothermal applications through a nanoreactor approach
    European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2017, 20, 2745–2754
    DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201601435
  41. A. Minelli, P. Dolcet, S. Diodati, S. Gardonio, C. Innocenti, D. Badocco, S. Gialanella, P. Pastore, L. Pandolfo, A. Caneschi, A. Trapananti and S. Gross
    Pursuing the stabilisation of crystalline nanostructured magnetic manganites through a green low temperature hydrothermal synthesis
    Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2017, 5, 3359-3371
    DOI: 10.1039/c6tc05636a
  42. S. Perathoner, S. Gross, E.J.M. Hensen, H. Wessel, H. Chraye and G. Centi
    Looking at the future of chemical production through the European Roadmap on science and technology of catalysis. The EU effort for a long-term vision
    ChemCatChem, 2017, 9, 904-909
    DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201601641
  43. A. Antonello, G. Jakob, P. Dolcet, R. Momper, M. Kokkinopoulou, K. Landfester, R. Muñoz-Espí and S. Gross
    Synergy of Miniemulsion and Solvothermal Conditions for the Low Temperature Crystallization of Magnetic Nanostructured Transition Metal Ferrites
    Chemistry of Materials, 2017, 29, 985–997
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b03467
  44. 2016

  45. B. E. Kayaalp,Y. Joo Lee, A. Kornowski, S. Gross, M. D'Arienzo and S. Mascotto
    Cooperative assembly synthesis of mesoporous SrTiO3 with enhanced photocatalytic properties
    RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 90401-90409
    DOI: 10.1039/C6RA13800D
  46. H. S. Varol, O. Álvarez-Bermúdez, P. Dolcet, B. Kuerbanjiang, S. Gross, K. Landfester and R. Muñoz-Espí
    Crystallization at Nanodroplet Interfaces in Emulsion Systems: A Soft-Template Strategy for Preparing Porous and Hollow Nanoparticles
    Langmuir, 2016, 32, 13116–13123
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b02954
  47. C. Benedetti, A. Cazzolaro, M. Carraro, R. Graf, K. Landfester, S. Gross, and R. Muñoz-Espí
    Dual Role of Zirconium Oxoclusters in Hybrid Nanoparticles: Cross-Linkers and Catalytic Sites
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2016, 8, 26275–26284
    DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b07023
  48. S. Diodati, E. Negro, K. Vezzù, V. Di Noto and S. Gross
    Oxygen reduction reaction and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy characterisation of carbon nitride-supported bimetallic electrocatalysts
    Electrochimica Acta, 2016, 215, 398–409
    DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2016.08.060
  49. S. Urban, P. Dolcet, M. Möller, L. Chen, P. J. Klar, I. Djerdj, S. Gross, B. M. Smarsly and H. Over
    Synthesis and full characterization of the phase-pure pyrochlore Ce2Zr2O7 and the κ-Ce2Zr2O8 phases
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2016, 197, 23-34
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2016.03.049
  50. G. Gibin, A. Lorenzetti, E. Callone, S. Dirè, P. Dolcet, A. Venzo, V. Causin, A. Marigo, M. Modesti and S. Gross
    Smart and Covalently Cross-Linked: Hybrid Shape Memory Materials Reinforced through Covalent Bonds by Zirconium Oxoclusters
    ChemPlusChem, 2016, 81, 338-350
    DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201500339
  51. P. Voepel, C. Suchomski, A. Hofmann, S. Gross, P. Dolcet and B. Smarsly
    In-Depth Mesocrystal Formation Analysis of Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of LiMnPO4 Nanostructures in Organic Solution
    CrystEngComm, 2016, 18, 316-327
    DOI: 10.1039/C5CE01946J
  52. M. Vigolo, S. Borsacchi, A. Sorarù, M. Geppi, B. Smarsly, P. Dolcet, S. Rizzato, M. Carraro and S. Gross
    Engineering of oxoclusters-reinforced polymeric materials with application as heterogeneous oxydesulfurization catalysts
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2016, 182, 636-644
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2015.10.008
  53. 2015

  54. M. Möller, S. Urban, P. Cop, T. Weller, R. Ellinghaus, M. Kleine-Boymann, C. Fiedler, J. Sann, J. Janek, L. Chen, P. J. Klar, D. M. Hofmann, J. Philipps, P. Dolcet, S. Gross, H. Over and B. M. Smarsly
    Synthesis and Physicochemical Characterization of Ce1-xGdxO2-δ: A Case Study on the Impact of the Oxygen Storage Capacity on the HCl Oxidation Reaction
    ChemCatChem, 2015, 7, 3738-3747
    DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201500712
  55. S. Diodati, P. Dolcet, M. Casarin and S. Gross
    Pursuing the Crystallization of Mono- and Polymetallic Nanosized Crystalline Inorganic Compounds by Low-Temperature Wet-Chemistry and Colloidal Routes
    Chemical Reviews, 2015, 115, 11449–11502
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.5b00275
  56. H. Kaper, I. Djerdj, S. Gross, H. Amenitsch, M. Antonietti and B. M. Smarsly
    Ionic Liquid- and Surfactant-Controlled Crystallization of WO3 films
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2015, 17, 18138-18145
    DOI: 10.1039/C5CP01869B
  57. M.S. Seyed Dorrajia, A. Mirmohsenib, M. Carraro, S. Gross, S. Simone, F. Tasselli, A. Figoli
    Fenton-like catalytic activity of wet-spun chitosan hollow fibers loaded with Fe3O4 nanoparticles: Batch and continuous flow investigations
    Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 2015, 398, 353-357
    DOI: 10.1016/j.molcata.2015.01.003
  58. F. Klitsche, J. Ramcke, J. Migenda, A. Hensel, T. Vossmeyer, H. Weller, S. Gross and W. Maison
    Synthesis of tripodal catecholates and their immobilization on zinc oxide nanoparticles
    Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2015, 11, 678–686
    DOI: 10.3762/bjoc.11.77
  59. G. Morgese, V. Causin, M. Maggini, S. Corrà, S. Gross and E. M. Benetti
    Ultra-stable Suspensions of Polyoxazoline-Functionalized ZnO Single Nanocrystals
    Chemistry of Materials, 2015, 27, 2957-2964
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b00252
  60. P. Dolcet, S. Diodati, M. Casarin and S. Gross
    Very low temperature wet-chemistry colloidal routes for mono- and polymetallic nanosized crystalline inorganic compounds
    Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 2015, 73, 591-604
    DOI: 10.1007/s10971-014-3549-4
  61. P. Dolcet, A. Mambrini, M. Pedroni, A. Speghini, S. Gialanella, M. Casarin and S. Gross
    Room temperature crystallization of highly luminescent lanthanide-doped CaF2 in nanosized droplets: first example of the synthesis of metal halogenide in miniemulsion with effective doping and size control
    RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 16302-16310
    DOI: 10.1039/C4RA12006J
  62. P. Dolcet, C. Maurizio, M. Casarin, L. Pandolfo, S. Gialanella, D. Badocco, P. Pastore, A. Speghini and S. Gross
    An Effective Two-Emulsion Approach to the Synthesis of Doped ZnS Crystalline Nanostructures
    European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2015, 4, 706–714
    DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201403004
  63. F. Faccioli, M. Bauer, D. Pedron, A. Sorarù, M. Carraro and S. Gross
    Hydrolytic Stability and Hydrogen Peroxide Activation of Zirconium-Based Oxoclusters
    European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2015, 2, 210-225
    DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201402767
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  65. S. Flaig, J. Akbarzadeh, P. Dolcet, S. Gross, H. Peterlik and N. Hüsing
    Hierarchically Organized Silica–Titania Monoliths Prepared under Purely Aqueous Conditions
    Chemistry - a European Journal, 2014, 20, 17409-17419
    DOI: 10.1002/chem.201402873
  66. S. Diodati, L. Nodari, M. M. Natile, A. Caneschi, C. D. Fernandez, C. Hoffmann, S. Kaskel, A. Lieb, V. Di Noto, S. Mascotto, R. Saini and S. Gross
    Coprecipitation of Oxalates: An Easy and Reproducible Wet-Chemistry Synthesis Route for Transition-Metal Ferrites
    European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2014, 2014, 875-887
    DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201301250
  67. G. Longo, F. Fresno, S. Gross and U. Štangar
    Synthesis of BiVO4/TiO2 composites and evaluation of their photocatalytic activity under indoor illumination
    Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2014, 1-9
    DOI: 10.1007/s11356-014-2624-2
  68. L. Pezzato, K. Brunelli, S. Gross, M. Magrini and M. Dabalà
    Effect of process parameters of plasma electrolytic oxidation on microstructure and corrosion properties of magnesium alloys
    Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 2014, 1-13
    DOI: 10.1007/s10800-014-0695-x
  69. M. Carraro and S. Gross
    Hybrid Materials Based on the Embedding of Organically Modified Transition Metal Oxoclusters or Polyoxometalates into Polymers for Functional Applications: A Review (Invited review)
    Materials, 2014, 7, 3956-3989
    DOI: 10.3390/ma7053956
  70. K. Brunelli, L. Pezzato, E. Napolitani, S. Gross, M. Magrini and M. Dabalà
    Influence of atmospheric pressure plasma treatments on the corrosion resistance of stainless steels
    La Metallurgia Italiana, 2014, 7-8, 36-40
  71. S. Diodati, L. Pandolfo, S. Gialanella, A. Caneschi and S. Gross
    Green and low temperature synthesis of nanocrystalline transition metal ferrites by simple wet chemistry routes
    Nano Res., 2014, 7, 1027-1042
    DOI: 10.1007/s12274-014-0466-3
  72. E. Butturini, P. Dolcet, M. Casarin, A. Speghini, M. Pedroni, C. Foss, A. Motta, D. Badocco, P. Pastore, S. Diodati, L. Pandolfo and S. Gross
    Simple, Common but Functional: Biocompatible and Luminescent Rare-Earth Doped Magnesium and Calcium Hydroxides from Miniemulsion
    J. Mater. Chem. B, 2014, 2, 6639-6651
    DOI: 10.1039/C4TB01206B
  73. A. Mirmohseni, M. S. Seyed Dorraji, F. Tasselli, A. Criscuoli, M. Carraro, S. Gross and A. Figoli
    Preparation, characterization and application of iron (III) loaded chitosan hollow fiber membranes as a new bio-based As (V) sorbent
    J. Polym. Res., 2014, 21, 399-411
    DOI: 10.1007/s10965-014-0399-2
  74. K. Brunelli, L. Pezzato, E. Napolitani, S. Gross, M. Magrini and M. Dabalà
    Effects of atmospheric pressure plasma JET treatment on aluminium alloys
    Surface Engineering, 2014, 30, 636-642
    DOI: 10.1179/1743294414Y.0000000298
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  76. P. Dolcet, F. Latini, M. Casarin, A. Speghini, E. Tondello, C. Foss, S. Diodati, L. Verin, A. Motta and S. Gross
    Inorganic Chemistry in a Nanoreactor: Doped ZnO Nanostructures by Miniemulsion
    European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2013, 2291-2300
    DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201201474
  77. N. A. Heutz, P. Dolcet, A. Birkner, M. Casarin, K. Merz, S. Gialanella and S. Gross
    Inorganic chemistry in a nanoreactor: Au/TiO2 nanocomposites by photolysis of a single-source precursor in miniemulsion
    Nanoscale, 2013, 5, 10534-10541
    DOI: 10.1039/c3nr03977c
  78. R. Muñoz-Espí, Y. Mastai, S. Gross and K. Landfester
    Colloidal systems for crystallization processes from liquid phase (Invited highlight)
    CrystEngComm, 2013, 15, 2175-2191
    DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201301250
  79. A. Sternig, O. Diwald, S. Gross and P. V. Sushko
    Surface Decoration of MgO Nanocubes with Sulfur Oxides: Experiment and Theory
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2013, 117, 7727-7735
    DOI: 10.1021/jp401432j
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  81. S. Diodati, L. Nodari, M. M. Natile, U. Russo, E. Tondello, L. Lutterotti and S. Gross
    Highly crystalline strontium ferrites SrFeO3-d: an easy and effective wet-chemistry synthesis
    Dalton Transactions, 2012, 41, 5517-5525
    DOI: 10.1039/c2dt11916a
  82. P. Dolcet, M. Casarin, C. Maccato, L. Bovo, G. Ischia, S. Gialanella, F. Mancin, E. Tondello and S. Gross
    Miniemulsions as chemical nanoreactors for the room temperature synthesis of inorganic crystalline nanostructures: ZnO colloids
    Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22, 1620-1626
    DOI: 10.1039/c1jm13301b
  83. F. Graziola, F. Girardi, R. Di Maggio, E. Callone, E. Miorin, M. Negri, K. Müller and S. Gross
    Three-components organic-inorganic hybrid materials as protective coatings for wood: Optimisation, synthesis, and characterisation
    Progress in Organic Coatings, 2012, 74, 479-490
    DOI: 10.1016/j.porgcoat.2012.01.013
  84. V. Guillerm, F. Ragon, M. Dan-Hardi, T. Devic, M. Vishnuvarthan, B. Campo, A. Vimont, G. Clet, Q. Yang, G. Maurin, G. Ferey, A. Vittadini, S. Gross and C. Serre
    A Series of Isoreticular, Highly Stable, Porous Zirconium Oxide Based Metal-Organic Frameworks
    Angewandte Chemie-International Edition, 2012, 51, 9267-9271
    DOI: 10.1002/anie.201204806
  85. M. A. Sliem, D. A. Schmidt, A. Betard, S. B. Kalidindi, S. Gross, M. Havenith, A. Devi and R. A. Fischer
    Surfactant-Induced Nonhydrolytic Synthesis of Phase-Pure ZrO2 Nanoparticles from Metal-Organic and Oxocluster Precursors
    Chemistry of Materials, 2012, 24, 4274-4282
    DOI: 10.1021/cm301128a
  86. M. Hajir, P. Dolcet, V. Fischer, J. Holzinger, K. Landfester and R. Muñoz-Espí
    Sol-gel processes at the droplet interface: hydrous zirconia and hafnia nanocapsules by interfacial inorganic polycondensation
    Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22, 5622-5628
    DOI: 10.1039/c2jm15353j
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  88. S. Gross
    Oxocluster-reinforced organic-inorganic hybrid materials: effect of transition metal oxoclusters on structural and functional properties (Invited highlight)
    Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2011, 21, 15853-15861
    DOI: 10.1039/c1jm10579e
  89. F. Maratini, L. Pandolfo, M. Bendova, U. Schubert, M. Bauer, M. Rocchia, A. Venzo, E. Tondello and S. Gross
    From Thioxo Cluster to Dithio Cluster: Exploring the Chemistry of Polynuclear Zirconium Complexes with S,O and S,S Ligands
    Inorganic Chemistry, 2011, 50, 489-502
    DOI: 10.1021/ic1013768
  90. F. Maratini, L. Pandolfo, S. Rizzato, A. Albinati, A. Venzo, E. Tondello and S. Gross
    A Tetranuclear Planar Hafnium Complex Containing O-Hf-S Moieties
    European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2011, 3281-3283
    DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201100223
  91. T. von Graberg, P. Hartmann, A. Rein, S. Gross, B. Seelandt, C. Roger, R. Zieba, A. Traut, M. Wark, J. Janek and B. M. Smarsly
    Mesoporous tin-doped indium oxide thin films: effect of mesostructure on electrical conductivity
    Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, 2011, 12
    DOI: 10.1088/1468-6996/12/2/025005
  92. S. Gross and K. Müller
    Sol-gel derived silica-based organic-inorganic hybrid materials as "composite precursors" for the synthesis of highly homogeneous nanostructured mixed oxides: an overview
    Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 2011, 60, 283-298
    DOI: 10.1007/s10971-011-2565-x
  93. R. Muñoz-Espí, P. Dolcet, T. Rossow, M. Wagner, K. Landfester and D. Crespy
    Tin(IV) Oxide Coatings from Hybrid Organotin/Polymer Nanoparticles
    Acs Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2011, 3, 4292-4298
    DOI: 10.1021/am200954e
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  95. M. Casarin, T. Devic, A. Famengo, D. Forrer, S. Gross, E. Tondello and A. Vittadini
    Molecular, Electronic, and Crystal Structures of Self-Assembled Hydrothermally Synthesized Zn(II)-Mercaptonicotinate: A Combined Spectroscopic and Theoretical Approach
    Inorganic Chemistry, 2010, 49, 4099-4108
    DOI: 10.1021/IC902076r
  96. V. Du, S. Gross and U. Schubert
    Re-investigation of the thermal decomposition of Co(CO)4SiCl3 adsorbed on silica
    Chemical Communications, 2010, 46, 8549-8551
    DOI: 10.1039/c0cc03012k
  97. S. Gross and M. Bauer
    EXAFS as Powerful Analytical Tool for the Investigation of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials (Invited feature article)
    Advanced Functional Materials, 2010, 20, 4026-4047
    DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201000095
  98. V. Guillerm, S. Gross, C. Serre, T. Devic, M. Bauer and G. Ferey
    A zirconium methacrylate oxocluster as precursor for the low-temperature synthesis of porous zirconium(IV) dicarboxylates
    Chemical Communications, 2010, 46, 767-769
    DOI: 10.1039/b914919h
  99. K. Kailasam, S. Mascotto, S. Gross, C. Maccato and K. Müller
    Alkyl chain grafting on silica-zirconia mixed oxides: preparation and characterization
    Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2010, 20, 2345-2355
    DOI: 10.1039/b919896b
  100. F. Meneghetti, E. Wendel, S. Mascotto, B. M. Smarsly, E. Tondello, H. Bertagnolli and S. Gross
    Combined use of XAFS, XRD and TEM to unravel the microstructural evolution of nanostructured ZrO2-SiO2 binary oxides: from nanometres down to the molecular domain
    CrystEngComm, 2010, 12, 1639-1649
    DOI: 10.1039/b911004f
  101. J. J. Zhao, S. Sallard, B. M. Smarsly, S. Gross, M. Bertino, C. Boissiere, H. R. Chen and J. L. Shi
    Photocatalytic performances of mesoporous TiO2 films doped with gold clusters
    Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2010, 20, 2831-2839
    DOI: 10.1039/b919536j
  102. L. Zhao, N. Baccile, S. Gross, Y. J. Zhang, W. Wei, Y. H. Sun, M. Antonietti and M. M. Titirici
    Sustainable nitrogen-doped carbonaceous materials from biomass derivatives
    Carbon, 2010, 48, 3778-3787
    DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2010.06.040
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  104. A. Albinati, M. L. Carraro, S. Gross, M. Rancan, S. Rizzato, E. Tondello and A. Venzo
    Synthesis and Characterisation of a New Cu(O2CNAllyl2)2 Carbamato Complex and an Unusual Polymeric CuI Complex [CuI4Cl4(NHAllyl2)4]n: New Insights into Metal Carbamato Chemistry
    European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2009, 5346-5351
    DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200900620
  105. D. B. Dell'Amico, H. Bertagnolli, F. Calderazzo, M. D'Arienzo, S. Gross, L. Labella, M. Rancan, R. Scotti, B. M. Smarsly, R. Supplit, E. Tondello and E. Wendel
    Nanostructured Copper Oxide on Silica-Zirconia Mixed Oxides by Chemical Implantation
    Chemistry-a European Journal, 2009, 15, 4931-4943
    DOI: 10.1002/chem.200801704
  106. V. Di Noto, A. B. Boeer, S. Lavina, C. A. Muryn, M. Bauer, G. A. Timco, E. Negro, M. Rancan, R. E. P. Winpenny and S. Gross
    Functional Chromium Wheel-Based Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Materials for Dielectric Applications
    Advanced Functional Materials, 2009, 19, 3226-3236
    DOI: 10.1002/adfm.200900600
  107. A. Famengo, S. Anantharaman, G. Ischia, V. Causin, M. M. Natile, C. Maccato, E. Tondello, H. Bertagnolli and S. Gross
    Facile and Reproducible Synthesis of Nanostructured Colloidal ZnO Nanoparticles from Zinc Acetylacetonate: Effect of Experimental Parameters and Mechanistic Investigations
    European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2009, 5017-5028
    DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200900506
  108. K. Maver, U. Lavrencic Stangar, U. Cernigoj, S. Gross and R. C. Korosec
    Low-temperature synthesis and characterization of TiO2 and TiO2-ZrO2 photocatalytically active thin films
    Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences, 2009, 8, 657-662
    DOI: 10.1039/b817475j
  109. M. M. Natile, A. Galenda, A. Glisenti, S. Mascotto and S. Gross
    Silica-zirconia mixed oxide samples by an hybrid materials based innovative preparation procedure: Influence of preparation procedure and composition on active sites
    Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 2009, 355, 481-487
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2009.01.021
  110. J. Sa, C. A. Aguera, S. Gross and J. A. Anderson Photocatalytic nitrate reduction over metal modified TiO2
    Applied Catalysis B-Environmental, 2009, 85, 192-200
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2008.07.014
  111. U. Lavrencic Stangar, A. Sassi, A. Venzo, A. Zattin, B. Japelj, B. Orel and S. Gross
    IR and NMR time-resolved studies on the hydrolysis and condensation of methacryloxyalkylsilanes
    Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 2009, 49, 329-335
    DOI: 10.1007/s10971-008-1882-1
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  113. D. Badocco, A. Mondin, P. Pastore, S. Voltolina and S. Gross
    Dependence of calibration sensitivity of a polysulfone/Ru(II)-Tris(4,7-diphenyl-1,10-phenanthroline)-based oxygen optical sensor on its structural parameters
    Analytica Chimica Acta, 2008, 627, 239-246
    DOI: 10.1016/j.aca.2008.08.019
  114. F. Girardi, F. Graziola, P. Aldighieri, L. Fedrizzi, S. Gross and R. Di Maggio
    Inorganic-organic hybrid materials with zirconium oxoclusters as protective coatings on aluminium alloys
    Progress in Organic Coatings, 2008, 62, 376-381
    DOI: 10.1016/j.porgcoat.2008.02.001
  115. F. Graziola, F. Girardi, M. Bauer, R. Di Maggio, M. Rovezzi, H. Bertagnolli, C. Sada, G. Rossetto and S. Gross
    UV-photopolymerisation of poly(methyl methacrylate)-based inorganic-organic hybrid coatings and bulk samples reinforced with methacrylate-modified zirconium oxocluster
    Polymer, 2008, 49, 4332-4343
    DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2008.08.005
  116. H. Kaper, M. G. Willinger, I. Djerdj, S. Gross, M. Antonietti and B. M. Smarsly
    IL-assisted synthesis of V2O5 nanocomposites and VO2 nanosheets
    Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2008, 18, 5761-5769
    DOI: 10.1039/b808770a
  117. V. Krishnan, D. Camozzo, L. Armelao, H. Bertagnolli, E. Tondello and S. Gross
    Mechanistic studies on the nucleation of zinc sulphide nanoparticles by means of XAFS Spectroscopy
    Zeitschrift Fur Physikalische Chemie-International Journal of Research in Physical Chemistry & Chemical Physics, 2008, 222, 655-669
    DOI: 10.1524/zpch.2008.5313
  118. R. Milani, M. Gleria, S. Gross, R. De Jaeger, A. Mazzah, L. Gengembre, M. Frere and C. Jama
    Surface functionalization with phosphazenes: Part 6. Modification of polyethylene-Co-polyvinylalcohol copolymer surface plates with fluorinated alcohols and azobenzene derivatives using chlorinated phosphazenes as coupling agents
    Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials, 2008, 18, 344-351
    DOI: 10.1007/s10904-008-9209-9
  119. S. R. Patil, U. Lavrencic Stangar, S. Gross and U. Schubert
    Super-hydrophilic and photocatalytic properties of Ag-TiO2 thin films prepared by sol-gel technique
    Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies, 2008, 11, 327-337
  120. J. M. Wu, M. Antonietti, S. Gross, M. Bauer and B. M. Smarsly
    Ordered mesoporous thin films of rutile TiO2 nanocrystals mixed with amorphous Ta2O5
    Chemphyschem, 2008, 9, 748-757
    DOI: 10.1002/cphc.200700679
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  122. A. Albinati, F. Faccini, S. Gross, G. Kickelbick, S. Rizzato and A. Venzo
    New methacrylate-functionalized Ba and Ba-Ti oxoclusters as potential nanosized building blocks for inorganic-organic hybrid materials: Synthesis and characterization
    Inorganic Chemistry, 2007, 46, 3459-3466
    DOI: 10.1021/ic0615630
  123. M. Arduini, L. Armelao, S. Gross, F. Mancin, S. Marcuz, M. Montolli and C. Sada
    Chemical optimisation of a sol-gel procedure for the development of fluorescence Cu(II) nanosensors
    Applied Surface Science, 2007, 253, 7178-7187
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2007.02.187
  124. L. Armelao, H. Bertagnolli, D. Bleiner, M. Groenewolt, S. Gross, V. Krishnan, C. Sada, U. Schubert, E. Tondello and A. Zattin
    Highly dispersed mixed zirconia and hafnia nanoparticles in a silica matrix: First example of a ZrO2-HfO2-SiO2 ternary oxide system
    Advanced Functional Materials, 2007, 17, 1671-1681
    DOI: 10.1002/adfm.200600458
  125. V. Di Noto, E. Negro, R. Gliubizzi, S. Gross, C. Maccato and G. Pace
    Pt and ni carbon nitride electrocatalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction
    Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2007, 154, B745-B756
    DOI: 10.1149/1.2740019
  126. V. Di Noto, E. Negro, R. Gliubizzi, S. Lavina, G. Pace, S. Gross and C. Maccato
    A Pt-Fe carbon nitride nano-electrocatalyst for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells and direct-methanol fuel cells: Synthesis, characterization, and electrochemical studies
    Advanced Functional Materials, 2007, 17, 3626-3638
    DOI: 10.1002/adfm.200601003
  127. F. Faccini, H. Fric, U. Schubert, E. Wendel, O. Tsetsgee, K. Müller, H. Bertagnolli, A. Venzo and S. Gross
    omega-Mercapto-functionalized hafnium- and zirconium-oxoclusters as nanosized building blocks for inorganic-organic hybrid materials: synthesis, characterization and photothiol-ene polymerization
    Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2007, 17, 3297-3307
    DOI: 10.1039/b702714a
  128. S. Gross, D. Camozzo, V. Di Noto, L. Armelao and E. Tondello
    PMMA: A key macromolecular component for dielectric low-kappa hybrid inorganic-organic polymer films (Invited review)
    European Polymer Journal, 2007, 43, 673-696
    DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2006.12.012
  129. V. Krishnan, S. Gross, S. Müller, L. Armelao, E. Tondello and H. Bertagnolli
    Structural investigations on the hydrolysis and condensation behavior of pure and chemically modified alkoxides. 1. Transition metal (Hf and Ta) alkoxides
    Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2007, 111, 7501-7518
    DOI: 10.1021/jp070566a
  130. V. Krishnan, S. Gross, S. Müller, L. Armelao, E. Tondello and H. Bertagnolli
    Structural investigations on the hydrolysis and condensation behavior of pure and chemically modified alkoxides. 2. Germanium alkoxides
    Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2007, 111, 7519-7528
    DOI: 10.1021/jp0705424
  131. S. Lavina, E. Negro, G. Pace, S. Gross, G. Depaoli, M. Vidali and V. Di Noto
    Dielectric low-k composite films based on PMMA, PVC and methylsiloxane-silica: Synthesis, characterization and electrical properties
    Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 2007, 353, 2878-2888
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2007.06.006
  132. S. Mascotto, O. Tsetsgee, K. Müller, C. Maccato, B. Smarsly, D. Brandhuber, E. Tondello and S. Gross
    Effect of microwave assisted and conventional thermal heating on the evolution of nanostructured inorganic-organic hybrid materials to binary ZrO2-SiO2 oxides
    Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2007, 17, 4387-4399
    DOI: 10.1039/b707723h
  133. M. Sangermano, S. Gross, L. Pracella, A. Priola and G. Rizza
    Hybrid organic-inorganic nanostructured acrylic films based on methacylate modified zirconium oxocluster
    Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2007, 208, 1730-1736
    DOI: 10.1002/macp.200700148
  134. M. Sangermano, S. Gross, A. Priola, G. Rizza and C. Sada
    Thiol-ene hybrid organic/inorganic nanostructured coatings based an thiol-functionalized zirconium oxoclusters
    Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2007, 208, 2560-2568
    DOI: 10.1002/macp.200700323
  135. R. Supplit, N. Hüsing, S. Gross, S. Bernstorff and M. Puchberger
    Hafnium oxide doped mesostructured silica films
    European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2007, 2797-2802
    DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200700279
  136. A. Barbon, S. Gross, E. Tondello and M. Brustolon
    Carbon paramagnetic defects in silica sol-gel prepared materials
    Molecular Physics, 2007, 105, 2177-2183
    DOI: 10.1080/00268970701747207
  137. V. Di Noto, E. Negro, S. Lavina, S. Gross and G. Pace
    Pd-Co carbon-nitride electrocatalysts for polymer electrolyte fuel cells
    Electrochimica Acta, 2007, 53, 1604-1617
    DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2007.05.028
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  139. L. Armelao, D. Barreca, G. Bottaro, A. Gasparotto, S. Gross, C. Maragno and E. Tondello
    Recent trends on nanocomposites based on Cu, Ag and Au clusters: A closer look (Invited review)
    Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 2006, 250, 1294-1314
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2005.12.003
  140. L. Armelao, D. Camozzo, S. Gross and E. Tondello
    Synthesis of copper sulphide nanoparticles in carboxylic acids as solvent
    Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2006, 6, 401-408
    DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2006.018
  141. L. Armelao, S. Gross, K. Müller, G. Pace, E. Tondello, O. Tsetsgee and A. Zattin
    Structural evolution upon thermal heating of nanostructured inorganic-organic hybrid materials to binary oxides MO2-SiO2 (M = Hf, Zr) as evaluated by solid-state NMR and FTIR spectroscopy
    Chemistry of Materials, 2006, 18, 6019-6030
    DOI: 10.1021/cm061403m
  142. U. Cernigoj, U. L. Stangar, P. Trebse, U. O. Krasovec and S. Gross
    Photocatalytically active TiO2 thin films produced by surfactant-assisted sol-gel processing
    Thin Solid Films, 2006, 495, 327-332
    DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2005.08.240
  143. S. Gross, A. Zattin, V. Di Noto and S. Lavina
    Metal oxoclusters as molecular building blocks for the development of nanostructured inorganic-organic hybrid thin films
    Monatshefte Fur Chemie, 2006, 137, 583-593
    DOI: 10.1007/s00706-006-0444-x
  144. M. Puchberger, F. R. Kogler, M. Jupa, S. Gross, H. Fric, G. Kickelbick and U. Schubert
    Can the clusters Zr6O4(OH)4(OOCR)12 and [Zr6O4(OH)4(OOCR)12]2 be converted into each other?
    European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2006, 3283-3293
    DOI: 10.1002/ejic.200600348
  145. U. L. Stangar, U. Cernigoj, P. Trebse, K. Maver and S. Gross
    Photocatalytic TiO2 coatings: Effect of substrate and template
    Monatshefte Fur Chemie, 2006, 137, 647-655
    DOI: 10.1007/s00706-006-0443-y
  146. R. Supplit, N. Hüsing, H. Bertagnolli, M. Bauer, V. Kessler, G. A. Seisenbaeva, S. Bernstorff and S. Gross
    Synthesis and characterization of orthorhombic, 2d-centered rectangular and lamellar iron oxide doped silica films
    Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2006, 16, 4443-4453
    DOI: 10.1039/b606386a
  147. R. Zangrando, L. Armelao, G. Bottaro, S. Gross, R. Seraglia, E. Tondello and P. Traldi
    Polymerization processes in Al(OBus)3 sol-gel solutions: an investigation by laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry
    Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 2006, 20, 2681-2688
    DOI: 10.1002/rcm.2642
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  149. M. Arduini, S. Marcuz, M. Montolli, E. Rampazzo, F. Mancin, S. Gross, L. Armelao, P. Tecilla and U. Tonellato
    Turning fluorescent dyes into Cu(II) nanosensors
    Langmuir, 2005, 21, 9314-9321
    DOI: 10.1021/la050785s
  150. L. Armelao, H. Bertagnolli, S. Gross, V. Krishnan, U. Lavrencic Stangar, K. Müller, B. Orel, G. Srinivasan, E. Tondello and A. Zattin
    Zr and Hf oxoclusters as building blocks for the preparation of nanostructured hybrid materials and binary oxides MO2-SiO2 (M = Hf, Zr)
    Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2005, 15, 1954-1965
    DOI: 10.1039/b501904d
  151. L. Armelao, D. Bleiner, V. Di Noto, S. Gross, C. Sada, U. Schubert, E. Tondello, H. Vonmont and A. Zattin
    Ion-, photoelectron- and laser-assisted analytical investigation of nano-structured mixed HfO2-SiO2 and ZrO2-SiO2 thin films
    Applied Surface Science, 2005, 249, 277-294
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2004.12.008
  152. L. Armelao, C. Eisenmenger-Sittner, M. Groenewolt, S. Gross, C. Sada, U. Schubert, T. A. Eugenio and A. Zattin
    Zirconium and hafnium oxoclusters as molecular building blocks for highly dispersed ZrO2 or HfO2 nanoparticles in silica thin films
    Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2005, 15, 1838-1848
    DOI: 10.1039/b500521c
  153. L. Armelao, S. Gross, G. Obetti and E. Tondello
    Er3+-doped SiO2-Al2O3 thin films prepared by the sol-gel route
    Surface & Coatings Technology, 2005, 190, 218-222
    DOI: 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2004.02.017
  154. V. Krishnan, G. Bottaro, S. Gross, L. Armelao, E. Tondello and H. Bertagnolli
    Structural evolution and effects of calcium doping on nanophasic LaCoO3 powders prepared by non-alkoxidic sol-gel technique
    Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2005, 15, 2020-2027
    DOI: 10.1039/b502470f
  155. L. Pandolfo, R. Seraglia, A. Venzo, S. Gross and G. Kickelbick
    Thiophenolate clusters as potential nanosized building blocks for zinc-based nanocomposite materials: synthesis and characterization
    Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2005, 358, 2739-2748
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2005.03.011
  156. J. Sa, S. Gross and H. Vinek
    Effect of the reducing step on the properties of Pd-Cu bimetallic catalysts used for denitration
    Applied Catalysis A-General, 2005, 294, 226-234
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apcata.2005.07.046
  157. A. Basch, S. Gross, N. Choudhury and J. Matisons
    Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Polymers from the Polymerisation of Methacrylate-Substituted Oxotantalum Clusters with Methylmethacrylate: A Thermomechanical and Spectroscopic Study
    Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 2005, 33, 39-45
    DOI: 10.1007/s10971-005-6697-8
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  159. D. Angelova, L. Armelao, S. Barison, M. Fabrizio, S. Gross, A. Sassi, R. Seraglia, E. Tondello, G. Trimmel and A. Venzo
    Sol-gel synthesis of Zn-thiourea-SiO2 thin films from (EtO)3Si(CH2)3NHC(=S)NHPh as molecular precursor
    Solid State Sciences, 2004, 6, 1287-1294
    DOI: 10.1016/j.solidstatesciences.2004.06.007
  160. D. Angelova, L. Armelao, S. Gross, G. Kickelbick, R. Seraglia, E. Tondello, G. Trimmel and A. Venzo
    Investigation of thiourea-silanes as viable precursors for the sol-gel synthesis of composites containing Zn-S complexes
    Applied Surface Science, 2004, 226, 144-148
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2003.11.014
  161. L. Armelao, D. Camozzo, S. Gross and E. Tondello
    Embedding of electroluminescent ZnS : Cu phosphors in PMMA matrix by polymerization of particle suspension in MMA monomer
    Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 2004, 345, 402-406
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2004.08.052
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  163. L. Armelao, R. Bertoncello, S. Gross, D. Badocco and P. Pastore
    Construction and characterization of Ru(II)tris(bipyridine)-based silica thin film electrochemiluminescent sensors
    Electroanalysis, 2003, 15, 803-811
    DOI: 10.1002/elan.200390099
  164. S. Gross, V. Di Noto and U. Schubert
    Dielectric investigation of inorganic-organic hybrid film based on zirconium oxocluster-crosslinked PMMA
    Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 2003, 322, 154-159
    DOI: 10.1016/s0022-3093(03)00196-0
  165. S. Gross, G. Kickelbick, M. Puchberger and U. Schubert
    Mono-, di-, and trimetallic methacrylate-substituted metal oxide clusters derived from hafnium butoxide
    Monatshefte Fur Chemie, 2003, 134, 1053-1063
    DOI: 10.1007/s00706-003-0031-3
  166. N. Hüsing, B. Launay, G. Kickelbick, S. Gross, L. Armelao, G. Bottaro, M. P. Feth, H. Bertagnolli and G. Kothleitner
    Transition metal oxide-doped mesostructured silica films
    Applied Catalysis A-General, 2003, 254, 297-310
    DOI: 10.1016/s0926-860x(03)00475-7
  167. R. Seraglia, L. Armelao, S. Cristoni, S. Gross, E. Tondello and P. Traldi
    Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionisation mass spectrometry in the study of polycondensation of Ti(OBun)4 in the presence of Si(OEt)4
    Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 2003, 17, 2649-2654
    DOI: 10.1002/rcm.1231
  168. A. Martucci, N. Bassiri, M. Guglielmi, L. Armelao, S. Gross and J. C. Pivin
    NiO-SiO2 Sol-Gel Nanocomposite Films for Optical Gas Sensor
    Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 2003, 26, 993-996
    DOI: 10.1023/A:1020717614995
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  170. L. Armelao, S. Gross, M. Dal Bo and S. Gialanella,
    Sol-gel synthesis of nickel and cobalt oxide nanoclusters in silica layers
    Physics and Chemistry of Glasses-European Journal of Glass Science and Technology Part B, 2002, 43C, 246-249
  171. L. Armelao, R. Bertoncello, S. Gross, G. Lecthaler and P. Pastore
    Ru(bpy)32+ trapped in silica glass thin films to build solid electrochemiluminescent (ECL) sensors
    Physics and Chemistry of Glasses-European Journal of Glass Science and Technology Part B 2002, 43C, 424-428
  172. L. Armelao, R. Bertoncello, E. Cattaruzza, S. Gialanella, S. Gross, G. Mattei, P. Mazzoldi and E. Tondello
    Chemical and physical routes for composite materials synthesis: Ag and Ag2S nanoparticles in silica glass by sol-gel and ion implantation techniques
    Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2002, 12, 2401-2407
    DOI: 10.1039/b203539c
  173. S. Cristoni, L. Armelao, S. Gross, R. Seraglia, E. Tondello and P. Traldi
    Study of polycondensation reactions of Ge(OEt)4 and Ge(OEt)4/Si(OEt)4 by electrospray ionization mass spectrometry
    Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 2002, 16, 733-737
    DOI: 10.1002/rcm.619
  174. S. Gross, G. Trimmel, U. Schubert and V. Di Noto
    Inorganic-organic hybrid materials from poly(methylmethacrylate) crosslinked by an organically modified oxozirconium cluster. Synthesis and characterization
    Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 2002, 13, 254-259
    DOI: 10.1002/pat.183
  175. G. Kickelbick, M. P. Feth, H. Bertagnolli, M. Puchberger, D. Holzinger and S. Gross
    Formation of organically surface-modified metal oxo clusters from carboxylic acids and metal alkoxides: a mechanistic study
    Journal of the Chemical Society-Dalton Transactions, 2002, 3892-3898
    DOI: 10.1039/b207994a
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  177. L. Armelao, D. Barreca, S. Gross and E. Tondello
    Nanoscale cobalt oxides thin films obtained by CVD and sol-gel routes
    Journal de Physique IV, 2001, 11, Pr3-437-Pr433-444
    DOI: 10.1051/jp4:2001355
  178. L. Armelao, D. Barreca, S. Gross, A. Martucci, M. Tieto and E. Tondello
    Cobalt oxide-based films: sol-gel synthesis and characterization
    Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 2001, 293, 477-482
    DOI: 10.1016/s0022-3093(01)00753-0
  179. S. Cristoni, L. Armelao, S. Gross, E. Tondello and P. Traldi
    Electrospray ionization in the study of sol-gel processes: the polycondensation of Ti(O-n-Bu)4 in the presence of Si(OEt)4
    Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 2001, 15, 386-392
    DOI: 10.1002/rcm.240
  180. B. Moraru, S. Gross, G. Kickelbick, G. Trimmel and U. Schubert
    A new type of methacrylate-substituted oxozirconium clusters: Zr3O(OR)5(OMc5)2 and Zr3O(OR)3(OMc7)2 Monatshefte Fur Chemie, 2001, 132, 993-999
    DOI: 10.1007/s007060170039
  181. G. Trimmel, S. Gross, G. Kickelbick and U. Schubert
    Swelling behavior and thermal stability of poly(methylmethacrylate) crosslinked by the oxozirconium cluster Zr4O2(methacrylate)12
    Applied Organometallic Chemistry, 2001, 15, 401-406
    DOI: 10.1002/aoc.161
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  183. L. Armelao, M. Fabrizio, S. Gross, A. Martucci and E. Tondello
    Molecularly interconnected SiO2-GeO2 thin films: sol-gel synthesis and characterization
    Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2000, 10, 1147-1150
    DOI: 10.1039/a907247k
  184. S. Cristoni, L. Armelao, S. Gross, E. Tondello and P. Traldi
    Electrospray ionization in the study of the polycondensation of Ti(O-i-C3H7)4 and Ti(O-n-C4H9)4
    Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 2000, 14, 662-668
    DOI: 10.1002/(sici)1097-0231(20000430)14:8<662::aid-rcm931>;2-v
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  186. L. Armelao, P. Colombo, M. Fabrizio, S. Gross and E. Tondello
    Sol-gel synthesis and characterization of Ag2S nanocrystallites in silica thin film glasses
    Journal of Materials Chemistry, 1999, 9, 2893-2898
    DOI: 10.1039/a903377g
  187. R. Bertoncello, S. Gross, F. Trivillin, E. Cattaruzza, G. Mattei, F. Caccavale, P. Mazzoldi, G. Battaglin and S. Daolio
    Mutually reactive elements in a glass host matrix: Ag and S ion implantation in silica
    Journal of Materials Research, 1999, 14, 2449-2457
    DOI: 10.1557/jmr.1999.0329
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    Peer-reviewed non-ISI

  1. S. Diodati, A. Minelli, P. Dolcet and S. Gross
    Transition Metal Manganites Prepared by a Green and Low-Temperature Wet Chemistry Route, Investigated by XPS
    Surface Science Spectra, 2015, 22, 1
    DOI: 10.1116/11.20141103
  2. S. Diodati and S. Gross
    Coprecipitated Transition Metal Ferrites Investigated by XPS
    Surface Science Spectra, 2013, 20, 17
    DOI: 10.1116/11.20121106
  3. R. Wenisch, D. Montagner, M. Helm, D. Forrer, E. Tondello and S. Gross
    XPS Investigations on Pt(II) and Pd(II) Pyrrolidine-Dithiocarbamates
    Surface Science Spectra, 2011, 18, 82-95
    DOI: 10.1116/11.20091201
  4. L. Armelao, S. Gross, E. Tondello and A. Zattin
    Study of HfO2-ZrO2 doped silica thin films by XPS
    Surface Science Spectra, 2003, 10, 157-163
    DOI: 10.1116/11.20040402
  5. L. Armelao, S. Gross, E. Tondello and A. Zattin
    Study of HfO2 doped silica thin films by XPS
    Surface Science Spectra, 2003, 10, 150-156
    DOI: 10.1116/11.20040403
  6. L. Armelao, D. Barreca, G. Bottaro, A. Gasparotto, S. Gross, C. Maragno, E. Tondello and A. Zattin
    Introduction to XPS Studies of Metal and Metal-oxide Nanosystems (invited paper)
    Surface Science Spectra, 2003, 10, 137-142
    DOI: 10.1116/11.20050199
  7. S. Gross, V. Di Noto, G. Kickelbick and U. Schubert
    Cluster-Crosslinked Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Polymers: Influence of the Cluster Type on the Materials Properties
    Materials Research Society Symposia Proceedings, 2002, 726, Q4.1.1-Q4.1.9
    DOI: 10.1116/11.20050199
  8. G. Trimmel, B. Moraru, S. Gross, V. Di Noto and U. Schubert
    Cross-linking of poly(methyl methacrylate) by oxozirconate and oxotitanate clusters
    Macromolecular Symposia, 2001, 175, 357-366
    DOI: 10.1002/1521-3900%28200110%29175:1<357::AID-MASY357>3.0.CO;2-D
  9. L. Armelao, D. Barreca, S. Gross and E. Tondello
    Sol-gel and CVD Co3O4 thin films characterized by XPS
    Surface Science Spectra, 2001, 8, 14-23
    DOI: 10.1116/11.20010601
  10. U. Schubert, G. Trimmel, B. Moraru, W. Tesch, P. Fratzl, S. Gross, G. Kickelbick and N. Hüsing
    Inorganic-organic hybrids polymers from surface-modified oxo-metallate clusters
    Materials Research Society Symposia Proceedings, 2001, 628, C.C. 2.3.1
    DOI: 10.1557/PROC-628-CC2.3
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    Books & book chapters

  1. S. Gross
    Sustainable and Very-Low-Temperature Wet- Chemistry Routes for the Synthesis of Crystalline Inorganic Nanostructures
    in "Green Processes for Nanotechnology: From Inorganic to Bioinspired Nanomaterials", Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, 2015
  2. S. Gross
    Organic-inorganic hybrid coatings: synthesis, deposition and applications
    in "Comprehensive guide for nanocoatings technology", Nova Publishers, Gale Group, Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA, 2014
  3. S. Gross and L. Armelao
    XPS as a powerful tool to investigate the surface properties of simple and mixed metal oxides
    in "X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy", Nova Publishers, Gale Group, Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA, 2010
  4. S. Gross
    Colloidal dispersions of gold nanoparticles (invited chapter)
    in "Materials Syntheses, Vol. 1", Springer Verlag, Wien, Austria, 2008
  5. U. Lavrencic Stangar, U. Černigoj, K. Maver, P. Trebše and S. Gross
    TiO2-anatase films made by sol-gel processing and their photodegradation activity towards pollutants in water (invited chapter)
    in "New Research in Thin Solid Films", Nova Publishers, Gale Group, Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA, 2006
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  1. Composito fotocatalitico a base di Kassite e Perovskite e prodotti cementizi che lo contengono
    Italian patent (Brevetto per invenzione industriale, deposited at Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico)
    Owner: Italcementi S.p.A. (100%)
    Inventors: Cacciatore Andrea, Marchi Maurizio Iler, Gross Silvia, Dengo Nicola
    Filing number: 102017000145181
    Filing date: 15/12/2017
  2. Biodegradable polymer-clay composite - Composito polimerico-argilloso biodegradabile
    Italian patent (Brevetto per invenzione industriale, deposited at Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico)
    Owners: Giacomo Guerrini (75%), Università degli Studi di Padova (25%)
    Inventors: Guerrini Giacomo , Maggini Michele, Gross Silvia, Causin Valerio
    Filing number: 102017000105979
    Filing date: 21/09/2017
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